The Land of Winter Sports
Due to its particular climate Harghita county has a long-standing tradition in winter sports, being the cradle of ice hockey in Romania. The teams of Miercurea Ciuc and Gheorgheni brought home several championship titles, achieving remarkable results. Our athletes have outstanding achievements also in speed skating, nordic skiing, biathlon, and bobsled. The best-known ski tracks are in Harghita Băi, Harghita Mădăraş, Izvoru Mureş and Homorod Resort. Harghita Băi, which administratively belongs to Miercurea Ciuc, is the favorite ski resort of the locals, winter sport enthusiasts being able to choose from several modern ski tracks. The resort also offers a variety of accommodation possibilities.